Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide excellent customer service to members, while developing and maintaining strategic relationships with key contacts at member companies; use metrics to enable members to maximize use of services; complete administrative tasks related to members,
• Provide consultative and legal advice, recommendations, and practical solutions to members on a variety of complex HR and employment law related issues. The interactions with members may occur by phone, email, or in person;
• Represent and defend members in federal and state administrative proceedings including: civil rights charges, unemployment hearings and appeals, wage claims, wage and hour complaints, and federal and state employment agency audits;
• Conduct training courses for small and large audiences in a classroom, online, or conference style format, and also onsite at member companies; As needed, develop new classes, programs, or materials to meet members’ needs;
• Draft, review, and recommend changes, amendments, and/or improvements to documents including employee handbooks, policy manuals, employment agreements, and other employment related documents;
• Write concise guidance and legal updates for HR professionals and company management; continually develop knowledge and proficiency in employment law, labor law, and HR best practices;
• Accurately and timely complete administrative functions such as time accounting, expense reports, and member database changes; and
• Regular and reliable attendance during core business hours.
Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• J.D. degree from ABA approved law school with current admittance to Utah bar;
• One to three years of experience practicing law, with one to two years of employment law experience preferred;
• Working knowledge of federal employment laws and regulations, with primary emphasis on FLSA, ADA, FMLA, NLRA, ADEA, IRCA, and Title VII; Working knowledge of Utah state employment laws and regulations;
• Demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively in sometimes challenging situations; deliver employment law-related content in a classroom, online, or conference setting;
• Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve complex problems; effectively listen, seek clarification, and provide concrete and clear advice;
• Demonstrated experience representing parties in federal and state administrative agency matters; drafting and reviewing handbook policies or workplace policies and procedures;
• Excellent attention to detail; ability to work independently and execute plans to meet employers’ needs; ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities; ability to work collaboratively in a team environment;
• Willingness and ability to build and maintain positive and strong relationships with members;
• Must have reliable personal transportation, with ability to travel regionally; and
• A passion for providing top notch customer service and supporting members.
Desirable additional qualification:
• Experience advising management on best HR practices and policies.
General office environment the majority of time. Occasional lifting. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.